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alt In Perfect Harmony: Balancing Fire and Acoustic Performance
The perfect balance of fire and acoustic performance can be complex, but the expertise and insight of USG make truly harmonic design a possibility—learn more.
alt Type X vs. Type C: Not All Gypsum Boards are Created Equal
What's the difference between Type X and Type C drywall panels? Learn the purpose of these gypsum panels in this article from the inventors of Sheetrock® Brand.
alt Building Together: Workforce Talent in the Construction Industry
Regarding the construction workforce shortage, CEO Chris Griffin offered insight at a recent USCC event to what USG is doing to address productivity challenges.
alt The Truth Behind Noncombustibility Claims of Magnesium Oxide Structural Panels
Three leading MgO structural panels were found to fail fire safety standards—learn more about the research that made this discovery here.
alt Rip it Up and Start Again: Mold Removal Clean-Up Best Practices
The risk of mold growth, especially after a flood, can be dangerous. Stop mold growth at its source with these tips for mold cleanup and removal.
alt What’s in a Name: Cleanroom vs. Healthcare Ceiling Panels
Cleanroom and Healthcare ceiling panels are necessary for high-sensitivity areas, but what makes them different? Learn the performance factors of each in this article.
alt The Heat Is On: Striking a Balance Between Passive and Active Fire Protection
Fire protection goes further than just a sprinkler system—learn the differences between passive and active fire protection and how they impact fire resistance.
alt The Ins-and-Outs of Abuse and Impact Resistance: Five Things to Know
Gypsum panels for high-traffic areas can eliminate maintenance expenses over standard drywall. Keep reading to learn more about abuse and impact resistance.
alt Sustainability 101: Key Terms Defined
Sustainability in construction is growing and our concept of green building is changing. Learn definitions of key sustainability terms here.